Graduate 2020-2021

Rehabilitation Counseling M.A.

College of Natural and Health Sciences

See “Rehabilitation Counseling M.A.

Degree Requirements — 60 Credits

Required Major Credits — 54 hours

APCE 623Understanding and Counseling Diverse Populations

3

APCE 657Legal and Ethical Aspects of Counseling and Psychology

3

PSY 530Life Span Developmental Psychology

3

RCS 580Foundations of Rehabilitation Counseling

3

RCS 581Assessment of Adults with Disabilities

3

RCS 585Career Counseling and Placement for People with Disabilities

3

RCS 604Family, Cultural and Psychological Aspects of Disability

3

RCS 605Medical Aspects of Disability

3

RCS 610Interpretation and Evaluation of Behavioral Research

3

RCS 630Counseling Theories and Techniques in Rehabilitation

3

RCS 631Group Processes in Rehabilitation

3

RCS 692Clinical Internship in Rehabilitation

1-18

RCS 694Supervised Counseling in Rehabilitation

6

RCS 692: Take 15 credits

RCS 692: Must be completed in an approved rehabilitation counseling setting.

Elective Credits — 6 hours

APCE 624Assessment and Treatment of Substance Abuse

3

EDSE 541Introduction to Visual Impairments and Deaf-Blindness

3

EDSE 546Principles of Orientation and Mobility

3

EDSE 548Medical and Educational Implications of Visual Impairments

3

GERO 665Research Application and Grant Development

3

RCS 650Human Resources System

3

NOTES: To complete requirements for rehabilitation counseling, 6 semester hours of electives, approved by the faculty advisor, must be taken.

The required major courses are offered online, during the evenings, and in a weekend workshop format in order to accommodate the academic needs of adult learners

Passing the Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) national examination is required for successful completion of the Master of Arts degree in Rehabilitation Counseling.

The master's program is fully accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling & Related Educational Programs (CACREP) and qualifies students to obtain the Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) designation.